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2014-04-29 12:38:32

GUANGZHOU, China, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 25, the largest student supercomputer challenge, ASC14, concluded with great success. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) was the champion, and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) won the silver prize. "The Highest Linpack award" went to Sun Yat-sen University. The brand new "e Prize" was awarded to Shanghai Jiao Tong University. ASC14 is organized by the Asia Supercomputer Community, Sun Yat-sen University, and...

perovskite solar cell
2014-03-25 05:42:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Today, when your mobile phone or tablet runs out of power, you have to let it recharge for hours plugged into a wall socket. A new study from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) demonstrates that, in the future, all you might need to do it put it out in the sun. The NTU research team has developed a next-generation solar cell material that converts light to electricity, as well as being also able to emit light. The base for...

2014-02-11 10:40:03

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will be showcasing its latest R&D expertise in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology at the Singapore Airshow, one of the most important aerospace and defense exhibitions in the world, held from 11 to 16 February. Visitors to the Singapore Airshow will be able to see 12 drones, programmed by NTU scientists and researchers, flying in formation within inches of each other and executing complex indoor aerial maneuvers. In addition to the...

2013-09-27 04:20:01

S$100 Million-Investment to deliver better health and wellness outcomes for SkinSingapore, Sept 27, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore is committing close to S$100 million to skin research, with the announcement of the Skin Research Institute of Singapore (SRIS) today. A collaboration between the Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR), National Skin Centre (NSC) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the SRIS will harness the expertise of scientists,...

2012-12-28 15:13:47

A research team led by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has discovered that massive earthquakes in the range of 8 to 8.5 magnitudes on the Richter scale have left clear ground scars in the central Himalayas. This ground-breaking discovery has huge implications for the area along the front of the Himalayan Mountains, given that the region has a population density similar to that of New York City. NTU Professor Paul Tapponnier, who is recognized as a leading...

Underwater Vessels Navigate With Ease With Help From ‘Sense-ational’ Invention
2012-12-12 11:01:26

Nanyang Technological University NTU scientists have invented a ℠sense-ational´ device, similar to a string of ℠feelers´ found on the bodies of the Blind Cave Fish, which enables the fish to sense their surrounding and so navigate easily. Using a combination of water pressure and computer vision technology, the sensory device is able to give users a 3-D image of nearby objects and map its surroundings. The possible applications of this fish-inspired sensor are...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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